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Market Farming Basics
Getting started in market farming
If you're thinking about, or just getting started in direct market farming, welcome to the business! It's a great way to make a livelihood. Being a farmer means working outdoors, being your own boss, meeting challenges and surmounting them, caring for a piece of land, and, most of all, doing the important work of feeding people.
Growing for Market has been providing growers with practical information about the craft of market farming for more than 20 years. Much of that timeless information is available on this website. The articles below are free for you to read, print, or forward to a friend. If you like what you see here, please subscribe! Full Access online membership gives you access to more than 1,200 articles published since 2001, plus a full year's subscription. Or you can choose to get it all on paper with the Beginner's Special, which includes printed compilations and back issues from 2001 through 2011. Click here for a list of other subscription options.
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